According to the CitizenWeekly, America is keen on grooming Uhuru to become their ‘blue eyed boy in the Great Lakes Regions as it fights terrorism and tyrants clinging onto power even after their terms have come to end, by tuning the constitution to suit their whims.
Those who keenly followed the three day visit by Obama will agree that the US President was keen on making amends with Uhuru. It was a different scenario when it came to Deputy President William Ruto.
Obama looked uneasy when he posed for photos with Ruto. According to the same publication, Ruto had to sneak to shake Obama’s hand after being at bay at State House. Obama looked more relaxed when he engaged Uhuru.
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Americans are warming to a friendlier President as it pursues its interest in the geothermal and oil explorations energy sector in the country.
The publication goes on to claim that Americans are not only uncomfortable with Ruto’s ICC case but the many graft cases he has been linked to. The US, it is feared my use the ICC case to fix Ruto with the Americans promising to support Uhuru re-election bid in 2017.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Musalia Mudavadi and Cord co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka are said to be the favoured Deputy President to Uhuru Kenyatta in the 2017 polls.
Part of the article on the Weekly Citizen reads:
Two names have featured prominently as America presidential candidates after Uhuru. Amani leader Musalia Mudavadi’s name has featured prominently as the man America wants and that of Kalonzo Musyoka. According to sources, the American administration has a soft spot for Mudavadi following his sober performance during the Serena talks that resulted into the formation of coalition government between ODM leader Raila Odinga and President Mwai Kibaki.
Since 2008, the US is said to have admired Mudavadi’s performance both as a minister and deputy prime minister and now as an opposition leader. They say his name has not featured in any serious scam throughout his political career and still holds the title of “the gentleman of Kenya’s politics”.